On July 13, 2023 in Washington, D.C, the Western Balkans Conference: Transatlantic and Regional Cooperation – Building Strong Alliances was organized.
The conference brought together important representatives, with the aim of regional cooperation, which is essential for the countries of the Western Balkans in the progress of the process of stabilizing the association in the EU.
During the session “Cyber Security in the Western Balkans: Meeting the Challenges” Albania, represented by the General Director of NAECCS Mr. Igli Tafa, presented the security challenges recalling the attack of a year ago directed at Albania, in which two main terms were adopted : technological terms where the focus has been the increase of technological capacities as well as strategic terms where the focus has been the raising of human capacities.
Also, following the discussions of this session, the head of NAECCS emphasized the support of strategic partners and the importance of continuous cooperation to deal with critical situations in a stable manner.
The conference continued the discussions by addressing the challenges, ongoing cyber attacks on public and private institutions and individuals and what are the appropriate measures to be taken in strategic terms and international cooperation.